A masterful gueridon table from François Linke, a kvosh enameled by the best Russian artisans, or an English vermeil centerpiece that would make a regal addition to any table can be found alongside all the accoutrement fit for a palace. The finest in French, Continental, and English furniture, decorative art, and objects of virtue can be found in our Traditional Collector auctions. Classic pieces can also be had in our Studio Furniture & Decorative Art auctions held throughout the year.
Vice President, Furniture & Decorative Arts Director
Roland has been in the antique and fine art business since 1994.
Roland joined John Moran Auctioneers in 1999. As a generalist, Roland has a broad knowledge of personal estate property, and is responsible for researching and cataloguing all types of objects, including paintings, sculptures, furniture, silver, porcelain and carpets; his specialty in clocks and watches also has him working closely with Moran’s Jewelry Department. He regularly prepares formal valuations for insurance and fair-market purposes.
In his role as Estates Auction Director, Roland is responsible for overseeing the thematic scope of each of Moran’s ten Decorative Art Auctions held throughout the year, as well as for coordinating Moran’s free monthly walk-in appraisal days for the local community.
Two Sevres Blue Celeste ornithological bowls
Sold for $36,000
A Bohemian glass & gilt-bronze centerpiece
Sold for $6,000
A French provincial gilt bronze-mounted walnut commode
Sold for $21,600
Let Us Value Your Collection
Moran’s offers a wide range of appraisal and paid valuation services, including fair market and insurance appraisals. By retaining Moran’s to evaluate your property, you can be sure that your heirs or trustees will be able to make informed decisions about the equitable distribution or liquidation of assets.
If you are looking to downsize your collection or prepare a home for sale, Moran’s can apply our expertise in valuation, staging, logistics, and marketing to ensure you get the best price for your property.